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Valley County, Montana


        Valley County was created in 1893. Located
    in northeastern Montana, it stretches from the
    Canadian border on the north to its southern
    boundary along the Missouri River and Fort Peck
    Lake. The Milk River traverses the county
    diagonally. Valley County is one of the largest
    counties in the state. A good portion of the
    eastern half of the county is occupied by part
    of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Glasgow
    is the county seat.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
7,300
16,200
281,000
6,800
16,100
278,000
37
28
23
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
253,000
453,000
6,412,000
31
5
2
Barley 19,000 10,000 30 Bu. 296,000 25
Oats 3,600 1,600 39 Bu. 63,000 9
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
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Bu.
Tons
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Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ 1,500 1,300 880 Cwt. 11,400 7
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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66,000
52,000
14,000
2.24
2.5
1.4
Tons
Tons
Tons
147,600
127,900
19,700
6
7
26
1/ Yield is in pounds, production is in hundredweight. *Either zero or insufficient data for publication.
Livestock Reference Date Number of Head Rank
All Cattle & Calves
    Beef Cows & Heifers 2/
    Milk Cows & Heifers 2/
January 1, 2004 88,000
57,000
*
4
4
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 6,000 16
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2003 * *
2/ That have calved. * Insufficient data for publication
Census of Agriculture - 2002 -
Number of Farms
Land in Farms (Acres)
Average Farm Size (Acres)
Total Land Area (Acres)
743
2,051,667
2,761
3,149,437